[dns-operations] ``Ya.com says "The internet is mine" ''
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Tue Aug 8 23:02:09 UTC 2006
> At 11:17 PM +0200 8/8/06, Peter Dambier wrote:
> >ISPs that offer their own filtered version of DNS to their subscribers
> >are evil.
> Why? Why is that not a legit business model? Along the lines of
> some people are willing to watch TV-censored movies.
> >There are applications arround that will break when they cannot find an
> >unpopulated space in DNS. They dont look in ".local" they try COM/NET/ORG
> >for whatever funny reason.
> I understand this. But that doesn't make the ISP evil in as much as
> it doesn't make the application evil.
> The point I'm arguing is that the subject is once again "making a
> mole hill out of a mountain." Maybe ya.com's practices will go the
> way of other failed business models as customers try it and walk
> away. That makes it unprofitable, not evil and not the end of the
Can anyone here but me remember "*.EDU.COM"? RFC 1535 was
the result. People have never liked the normal resolution
process being mucked around with. Why do people persist
in trying to do so.
Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: Mark_Andrews at isc.org
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